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☷ Nevada Department of Transportation Nevada - Nevada State Transportation Contracts Announced This Month Will Support 164 Jobs 22 April 2022
Nevada Department of Transportation , state Nevada ( By Press Release office)
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CARSON CITY , Nev .
– State transportation projects announced during today’s Nevada Transportation Board of Directors meeting are projected to support 164 jobs while helping provide a transportation system to keep Nevada safe and connected .
A projected 164 jobs will be supported for one year by the highway contracts and agreements reviewed as part of the April 11 state transportation board meeting . Since October 2021 , more than 7 , 000 jobs have been supported by state transportation contracts and agreements .
State transportation projects reviewed at this month’s state transportation board meeting include:
Construct shared - use path running parallel to State Route 317 directly south of Caliente , including roadway surface , lighting , ramp , and pedestrian crossing improvements .
Construct shared - use path running parallel to State Route 447 in Wadsworth , including drainage , ramp and pedestrian crossing improvements .
Repair and replace guardrail and roadside drainage berms on State Routes 207 and 341 in Douglas , Storey and Washoe counties .
Resurface approximately two miles of Rancho Drive from Bonanza Road to Lake Mead Boulevard in the Las Vegas Valley .
NDOT contracts are thoroughly reviewed against NDOT engineering estimates and include disadvantaged business enterprise participation goals . Construction start dates vary for each project .
Council of Economic Advisers formulas were used to estimate the number of direct , indirect and induced jobs . It is estimated that every $1 invested in public transportation projects can generate between $2 and $6 in local economic activity .
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